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How To Grow & Care For Alstroemeria

by aditya abhishek


Also known as Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas, is a genus of flowering plants that are native to South America. Grow this flowering plant by following these tips. 


They love to grow well in cool climatic conditions. You can plant them in September-October or February-March.

Soil & Potting Mix

Alstroemeria plant love to grow in well draining soil rich in organic matter. Prepare potting mix with 50% soil + 40% compost + 10% river sand. 


Plant them at a spot where they can receive bright direct to indirect sunlight throughout the day and get protected from wind. 


They are draught tolerant plants, but to promote good growth, keep the soil little moist but not soggy. Apply water when top layer of soil becomes dry. 


Once after every 14 days fertilize with a handful of leaf compost along with 1 tablespoon of bonemeal or onion peel fertilizers. 

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